HyperDic: state_of_affairs

English > 1 sense of the expression state of affairs:
NOUNstatestate of affairs, situationthe general state of things
English > state of affairs: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningThe general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time.
Example "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"
Narrowerabsurd, the absurdA situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless
acceptanceThe state of being acceptable and accepted
ballgame, new ballgameA particular situation that is radically different from the preceding situation
challengeA demanding or stimulating situation
childlessnessThe condition of being without offspring
complicationA situation or condition that is complex or confused / confused
crowdingA situation in which people or things are crowded together
disequilibriumLoss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable / unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others
elementThe situation in which you are happiest and most effective
environmentThe totality of surrounding conditions
equilibriumA stable situation in which forces cancel one another
exclusionThe state of being excluded
goldfish bowl, fish bowl, fishbowlA state of affairs in which you have no privacy
hotbedA situation that is ideal for rapid development (especially of something bad / bad)
inclusionThe state of being included
intestacyThe situation of being or dying without a legally valid will
picture, sceneA situation treated as an observable object
prison, prison houseA prisonlike situation
rejectionThe state of being rejected
size, size of itThe actual state of affairs
square oneThe situation in which you begin an endeavor / endeavor and to which you return if your efforts fail
status quoThe existing state of affairs
thingA special situation
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishestado, situación

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